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Prelaunch of United Through Sport 2018 Bangkok Festival
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Prelaunch of United Through Sport 2018 Bangkok Festival

Over 100 representatives of local and international press turned up at the official prelaunch held at the Arnoma Hotel Ballroom. The event opened with a powerful video showcasing the 92 recognised sports grouped together under the GAISF umbrella. Khunying Patama Leeswadtrakul opened the press conference showing her pride as a Thai and IOC member that […]

UNESCO AND UCI REVEAL HOW INTERNATIONAL FEDERATIONS CAN PRIORITISE RELATIONSHIPS ‘BETWEEN EVENTS’ AT CITYACCORD
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UNESCO AND UCI REVEAL HOW INTERNATIONAL FEDERATIONS CAN PRIORITISE RELATIONSHIPS ‘BETWEEN EVENTS’ AT CITYACCORD

LAUSANNE, Switzerland – This year’s CityAccord conference taking place on Tuesday 17 April 2018 at SportAccord in Bangkok will focus on ‘Making Relationships a Priority’. During the session ‘Between Events’, delegates who register for SportAccord will hear about ground-breaking initiatives from UCI (Union Cycliste Internationale) and UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization), and the tremendous impact […]

Bangkok is getting ready for SportAccord Convention 2018
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Bangkok is getting ready for SportAccord Convention 2018

The 3rd site visit took place between the LOC of the Royal Thai Government and lead by Lt. Co. Ruj Saeng-Udom, Deputy Governor of SAT and Nis Hatt, CEO of SportAccord Convention. Over 70 people from various departments participated in this important meeting in which all departments put their progress reports forward. GAISF Vice President, […]

GAISF and SportAccord visit Chinese Taipei
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GAISF and SportAccord visit Chinese Taipei

GAISF Vice President, Mr. Stephan Fox, who is also the Chairman of the GAISF Combat Commission, together with the SportAccord Convection CEO, Mr. Nis Hatt and GAISF Head of Administration, Mr. Philippe Gueisbuhler, made a visit to beautiful Chinese Taipei to discuss the World Combat Games 2019.   The visit started in Taipei, where the […]

Seven International Federations Awarded GAISF Observer Status
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Seven International Federations Awarded GAISF Observer Status

LAUSANNE. 2nd October 2017 – The Global Association of International Sports Federations (GAISF) today announced the first International Federations to achieve Observer Status. They are: World Armwrestling Federation (WAF) World Dodgeball Association (WDA) Federation for International FootGolf (FIFG) International Union of Kettlebell Lifting (IUKL) International Federation of (Match)Poker (IFP) International Pole Sports Federation (IPSF) International Table […]

AIMS at the SportAccord IF Forum 2016
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AIMS at the SportAccord IF Forum 2016

AIMS members are geared up and ready for the Annual SportAccord International Federation (IF) Forum 2016 from November 9-11, at the Royal Savoy Hotel in Lausanne. This will be the 10th edition of an IF Forum, that has over the years been a gathering of great value to international sports federations. The forum has provided […]

New SportAccord Council Appointed in Lausanne
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New SportAccord Council Appointed in Lausanne

  The SportAccord Council met by tele-conference on Wednesday, 27 July 2016. The meeting was chaired by newly elected President, Mr. Patrick Baumann and confirmed the appointment of new Members to the SportAccord Council as proposed by its stakeholders: Mr. P. Baumann, FIBA Secretary General, (ASOIF) Ms. K. Caithness, WCF President, (AIOWF) Ms. M. Casado, […]

Combat Sports meeting in Lausanne
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Combat Sports meeting in Lausanne

An important meeting was held in Lausanne between the 16 IOC and/or SportAccord Combat sports to discuss continued cooperation for mutual benefits, with further discussions on the Combat Games. The IOC was represented by IOC Sports Director Kit McConnell and Head of Stakeholder Relations, Jennifer Mann, SportAccord Convention was represented by Nis Hatt, and  AIMS President […]

SportAccord President meets AIMS Members in Bangkok
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SportAccord President meets AIMS Members in Bangkok

It was a special honour for two SportAccord and AIMS International Sporting Federations, the International Sepaktakraw Federation and the International Federation Muaythai Amateur, meeting SportAccord President, Mr Patrick Baumann. The meeting happened as part of Mr. Baumann’s visit to Bangkok with the AIMS President, where he also met with IFMA President Dr Sakchye Tapsuwan and IFMA […]

SportAccord President visits AIMS President
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SportAccord President visits AIMS President

A special meeting took place in Bangkok between the newly elected SportAccord President, Mr Patrick Baumann, an IOC Member and also the FIBA Secretary General. Mr Baumann paid a visit to AIMS President and IFMA Secretary General Mr Stephan Fox, who congratulated the new SportAccord president on his election and in turn, Mr Baumann extended […]